Neither Out Far Nor In Deep
Leah T. Williams, author
Seventeen-year-old Kadeem is suspended after yet another fight at school. Frustrated, his single mother takes him to her native island, St. Kitts, where she leaves him with her father. Away from his video games and distracting city life, Kadeem must either sink or swim in his new environment. Neither Out Far Nor in Deep, explores Kadeem’s peculiar journey in his mother’s homeland with an even more peculiar man sporting a heavy Caribbean accent. While navigating his new environment, Kadeem connects to his roots in a way he could not in the city.